European F3 Zandvoort: Felix Rosenqvist quickest in free practice

Felix Rosenqvist kicked off the Formula 3 European Championship weekend at Zandvoort by comfortably setting the fastest time in free practice

European F3 Zandvoort: Felix Rosenqvist quickest in free practice

'Mr Zandvoort', twice a winner of the Masters of F3 at the Dutch circuit, took his Prema Powerteam Dallara-Mercedes around the sand-dune-lined track three tenths faster than team-mate Jake Dennis.

Rosenqvist was way ahead of the opposition when a red flag left quarter of an hour of running remaining, with most of the competitors fitting new tyres for a qualifying simulation.

Dennis came closest to Rosenqvist's time, closely followed by the Carlin Dallara-Volkswagen of Antonio Giovinazzi, Prema driver Lance Stroll, and the Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara-VW of Charles Leclerc, all of whom were within a few hundredths of each other.

Leclerc had topped the opening 40-minute session by 0.073 seconds from Stroll.

Sixth overall, and continuing his upward trajectory from the Norisring, was Carlin's George Russell, while T-Sport's Ecuadorean Julio Moreno was the surprise package of the morning in setting the seventh fastest time in his NBE-engined Dallara.

Alexander Albon (Signature) and Arjun Maini (VAR) were next, both of them surviving wide-on-the-grass excursions at the challenging Gerlachbocht and wobbling back onto the circuit, without hitting the barriers, at the following Hugenholtzbocht hairpin.

Rounding out the top 10 was the top Mucke Motorsport runner, Mikkel Jensen.

Motopark's Markus Pommer and Nabil Jeffri were third and fourth in the first session but slipped down the order in the second.

Their team-mate Sam MacLeod got only half a dozen laps in before his car caught fire, causing a red flag in the first session.

The stoppage in the second session was caused by a crash for Matt Solomon.

PRACTICE ONE:

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap Laps
1 Charles Leclerc Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.251s - 17
2 Lance Stroll Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.324s 0.073s 16
3 Markus Pommer Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.414s 0.163s 19
4 Nabil Jeffri Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.486s 0.235s 19
5 Mikkel Jensen KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.488s 0.237s 17
6 George Russell Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.606s 0.355s 18
7 Jake Dennis Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.661s 0.410s 17
8 Felix Rosenqvist Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.698s 0.447s 8
9 Arjun Maini Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.723s 0.472s 18
10 Antonio Giovinazzi Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.748s 0.497s 18
11 Santino Ferrucci KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.842s 0.591s 18
12 Alexander Albon Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.847s 0.596s 19
13 Sergio Sette Camara Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.901s 0.650s 17
14 Maximilian Guenther KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.933s 0.682s 18
15 Julio Moreno ThreeBond with T-Sport Dallara/NBE 1m32.096s 0.845s 19
16 Ryan Tveter Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.103s 0.852s 18
17 Dorian Boccolacci Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.151s 0.900s 19
18 Matt Solomon Double R Racing Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.250s 0.999s 20
19 Raoul Hyman Team West-Tec F3 Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.284s 1.033s 19
20 Gustavo Menezes Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.324s 1.073s 17
21 Brandon Maisano Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.516s 1.265s 17
22 Pietro Fittipaldi Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.732s 1.481s 17
23 Tatiana Calderon Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.802s 1.551s 15
24 Michele Beretta KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.916s 1.665s 18
25 Callum Ilott Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m33.127s 1.876s 16
26 Sam MacLeod Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m33.163s 1.912s 6
27 Alessio Lorandi Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m33.186s 1.935s 18
28 Fabian Schiller Team West-Tec F3 Dallara/Mercedes 1m33.564s 2.313s 17
29 Nicolas Pohler Double R Racing Dallara/Mercedes 1m33.718s 2.467s 18
30 Mahaveer Raghunathan Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m34.144s 2.893s 19
31 Kang Ling KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m34.186s 2.935s 12
32 Matt Rao Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m34.444s 3.193s 14
33 Andy Chang Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m34.485s 3.234s 18
34 Zhi Cong Li Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m36.322s 5.071s 14

PRACTICE TWO:

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap Laps
1 Felix Rosenqvist Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m30.726s - 15
2 Jake Dennis Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.021s 0.295s 14
3 Antonio Giovinazzi Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.036s 0.310s 13
4 Lance Stroll Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.066s 0.340s 13
5 Charles Leclerc Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.080s 0.354s 14
6 George Russell Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.168s 0.442s 14
7 Julio Moreno ThreeBond with T-Sport Dallara/NBE 1m31.288s 0.562s 15
8 Alexander Albon Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.299s 0.573s 14
9 Arjun Maini Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.368s 0.642s 14
10 Mikkel Jensen KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.373s 0.647s 12
11 Nabil Jeffri Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.376s 0.650s 13
12 Markus Pommer Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.452s 0.726s 11
13 Callum Ilott Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.494s 0.768s 14
14 Maximilian Guenther KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.496s 0.770s 13
15 Santino Ferrucci KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.547s 0.821s 14
16 Raoul Hyman Team West-Tec F3 Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.619s 0.893s 14
17 Fabian Schiller Team West-Tec F3 Dallara/Mercedes 1m31.705s 0.979s 17
18 Dorian Boccolacci Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.726s 1.000s 12
19 Alessio Lorandi Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.889s 1.163s 14
20 Gustavo Menezes Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m31.957s 1.231s 12
21 Sergio Sette Camara Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.011s 1.285s 14
22 Brandon Maisano Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.031s 1.305s 14
23 Pietro Fittipaldi Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.096s 1.370s 13
24 Ryan Tveter Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.115s 1.389s 12
25 Tatiana Calderon Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m32.251s 1.525s 14
26 Michele Beretta KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.350s 1.624s 14
27 Matt Solomon Double R Racing Dallara/Mercedes 1m32.593s 1.867s 4
28 Kang Ling KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m33.468s 2.742s 16
29 Matt Rao Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m33.492s 2.766s 13
30 Nicolas Pohler Double R Racing Dallara/Mercedes 1m33.493s 2.767s 15
31 Mahaveer Raghunathan Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m33.515s 2.789s 15
32 Andy Chang Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m33.871s 3.145s 12
33 Zhi Cong Li Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m34.191s 3.465s 13


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